"From A Shell" as written by and Lisa Germano....
And the Earth spins 'round while the people fall down,
And the world stands still, not a sound, not a sound.
There is love, there is love to be found.
In the worst way, in the worst way, in the worst way.

It's the buzz, it's the buzz, it's the buzz.
It's the buzz, it's the buzz, I wish I was.
It's the buzz, it's the buzz, it's the most fun.

From a little shell at the bottom of the sea,
With the Earth and the Moon and the Sun above me,
But the world fell down with some people still around,
There is love, there is love to be found.

With the gods all gone and the souls making sounds,
In the worst way, in the worst way, in the worst way.

It's the buzz, it's the buzz, it's the buzz.
It's the buzz, it's the buzz, I wish I was.
It's the buzz, it's the buzz, it's the most fun.

From a little shell at the bottom of the sea,
With the Earth and the Moon and the Sun around me,

There is love, there is love, there is love.

It's a buzz, it's a buzz, it's a buzz.
It's the buzz, it's the buzz, I wish I was.
It's a buzz, it's a buzz, it's a buzz.


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"From a Shell" as written by Lisa Germano

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    General CommentFor me, this is about when you feel so absolutely alone and lost inside, so far away from everyone and everything, that this distance only compounds your isolation and sense of oblivion from others.

    The singer, though, has some notion/belief of the possible salvation and joy of love, but maybe their experience has had this polluted/corrupted by a lack of emotional closeness through perhaps abuse or the emptiness of casual involvements with people who didn't care about her.
    Loftarasaon December 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so beautiful
    i first heard it wen i found out
    that a old close friend had hiv
    his bro told us about it crying to dis song
    i asked wat song it was n he told me
    my friends think its a very sad song but
    i think it just so romantic n its just
    about life it has our ups n
    downs but then again theres still love every were
    even if it is in the in the worst way.. .
    el2dageon June 25, 2010   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song means how the buzz feels, whether it be from life or other substances. She talks about how the buzz comes in the worse way but also of how there is love in it. In the midst of all chaos you can wish you were still buzzed but still you wonder if it was a good thing.
    j o r d a n 2 0 0 4on November 08, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti do not think this song is about innebriation of any sort. i dont know what the 'buzz' is, but it sure be fucking beautiful.
    slinkstersarson December 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti dont think this song means anything..but it is a BEAUTIFUL song..love it
    MidnightAngelson January 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is talking about when love is wrong, when you fall for a close friend, or someone totally out of reach, or someont you shouldn't have but they give themselves to you anyway, things like that.
    How you know things are wrong, but love is so blind, and you just go for this so-called 'buzz' you get from the whole 'wrong' of things that you shouldn't do.
    Saying how people go from tiny little things, surrounded by beauty, but grow to be polluted with the world and the wronging.
    Also I think it might be saying how when people 'fall down', I think she is meaning that people turn dark, discover hidden truth in people, but there is still this 'love' to be found.
    Oh how very much else I could say.
    OliviatheDeathon September 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think its very clear that the "buzz" is coming from a shell. i dont know how it could be taken other way considering the song title and the lines following "it's the buzz" the sound from a shell when u put it to your ear is known to "tell the sounds of the ocean" and i think she is just saying how every thing is connected and how the past is always there even if you are far from that moment in time just like the shell isnt in the ocean anymore yet it can still make the sounds of the ocean.
    konstanteenxxon March 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this song does mean that in the midst of all chaos, there is still hope and love to be found.

    "But the world fell down with some people still around,
    There is love, there is love to be found."
    bicyclethieffon March 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti dont know what the song means... i first heard it on a comercial and all i knew was i had to find out who the singer was and the song title!!

    i did and i love listening to it.
    Broken_Palaceon May 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti dont understand what the "little shell at the bottom of the sea" represents. can you tell me?

    but i think the song talks about how she doesnt understand how love can hurt people, (bad relationships, STD's) and how everyone wants love ("its the buzz").
    i see the STD's where it says "And the Earth spins 'round while the people fall down" and "With the gods all gone and the souls making sounds"
    The reference to the gods all gone means to me that she cant see how there are gods, because if there were, they would not allow everyone to be hurt by love.
    I also see the reference to STDs in the line "There is love, there is love to be found
    In the worst way, in the worst way, in the worst way" because it says many people try to find love by having sex with tons people ("in the worst way").

    I could be way off but tell me what you think!
    lemurluver13on April 13, 2008   Link

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